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ASUU Strike: Tremendous Eagles Star Weighs In, Criticises Nigerian Politicians



The academic system is dealing with a significant collapse as Universities have been ineffective for nearly 5 months due to the lackadaisical angle of Nigerian leaders

Tremendous Eagles striker has expressed his dissatisfaction and disappointment with Nigerian leaders over their lackadaisical method to the continued ASUU strike.

The Educational Workers Union of Universities has been at loggerheads with the federal government over the welfare and operating of Nigerian Universities for over twenty years. And the established order has remained unchanged with each authorities.

ASUU launched into a one-month warning strike in February. They usually had claimed that earlier than the strike, that they had reached out to the federal government however the Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities didn’t take them critically.

It’s now July, and nearly 5 months since tertiary establishments have been on lockdown, and all that has come out of the incessant ‘talks’ and ‘negotiations’ is nothing.

In the meantime, Nigerian leaders even right down to native authorities officers are identified to ship their youngsters overseas to check undisturbed.

Fatih Karagumruk ahead Musa took to Instagram to weigh in on the problem, criticizing the political workplace holders for his or her poor angle.

“To our political workplace holders whose youngsters faculty overseas.

“How do you are feeling visiting your youngsters overseas, taking footage of their faculties, and posting on-line whereas ASUU is on strike?

“Like how is it okay for you?

“You’re operating a system that you simply don’t imagine in. Present me one Oyibo chief whose little one is education in Nigeria. E no dey contact una?

“And once you return, Nigerian youths will nonetheless collect and sing praises for you.”

To buttress their lackadaisical method to the schooling sector, erstwhile Minister of state for schooling, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba was busy hustling for the presidential ticket of his get together through the ASUU strike.

Even the Minister of labour Chris Ngige was doing the identical till the final minute when he determined to tug out of the race.

Through the interval of the ASUU strike, different College unions have additionally launched into their very own strikes. Senior Workers Affiliation of Nigerian Universities(SSANU), and the Non-academic Workers Union of Universities(NASU) are on strike.

The Educational Workers Union of Universities isn’t asking for a lot. The College lecturers are asking for the fundamentals, issues which are regular in properly-run climes.

A few of ASUU’s calls for embody the discharge of revitalization funds for universities, renegotiation of the 2009 FGN/ASUU settlement, and deployment of the UTAS fee platform for the fee of salaries and allowances of college lecturers.

Many lecturers have complained that they’re nonetheless paid the identical quantity they had been getting ten years in the past. In truth, a professor in Nigeria earns lower than £1,000 in wage.

Nonetheless, it’s hoped that the federal government will get a change of coronary heart and put an finish to the lingering debacle.

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